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Britt Wood (1893–1965)

Britt Wood was born on September 27, 1893 in Columbia, Tennessee, USA as Britt Howard Wood. He was an actor, known for The Showdown (1940), Range War (1939) and Down Rio Grande Way (1942). He was married to Louise Christie. He died on April 14, 1965 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Showdown Speedy McGinnis
Range War Speedy McGinnis
Down Rio Grande Way Britt Haines
Everybody's Dancin' Soundtrack


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 1961 The Choppers
Cowboy Boggs
 1959 The FBI Story
Farmer (uncredited)
 1958 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Deet the Old Prospector
- Thicker Than Water (1958) ... Deet the Old Prospector
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Gravy Gus
- The Battle of Tower Rock (1958) ... Gravy Gus
 1958 Sky King (TV Series)
'Bobcat' Hazin
- The Runaway (1958) ... 'Bobcat' Hazin
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- The Johnny Ringo Story (1958) ... Artie
 1957 The Storm Rider
Jake (uncredited)
 1956 Tension at Table Rock
Harmonicist (uncredited)
 1956 The First Traveling Saleslady
Second Cowhand in Courtroom (uncredited)
 1955 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Bill York / Old Mose
- Treasure of Paradise Valley (1955) ... Bill York
- The Scavenger (1955) ... Old Mose
 1955 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Sheriff / Grampus White
- Cisco and the Tappers (1955) ... Sheriff
- Arroyo Millionaire's Castle (1955) ... Grampus White
 1954-1955 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Pancake Comstock / Sheriff
- The Crystal Gazer (1955) ... Pancake Comstock (as Brett Wood)
- To Big Charlie from Little Charlie (1954) ... Sheriff
 1955 Topper (TV Series)
- Topper's Deception (1955) ... Papa
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 The Boy from Oklahoma
Man in Jail (uncredited)
 1954 Border River
Drunk (uncredited)
 1953 The Stranger Wore a Gun
Stevedore with Harmonica (uncredited)
 1953 Column South
Miller (uncredited)
 1953 Law and Order
Drunk (uncredited)
 1952 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
- Treason at Dry Creek (1952) ... Jim
 1952 Bend of the River
Roustabout (uncredited)
 1950 Hollywood Varieties
Harmonica Player
 1949 Square Dance Jubilee
 1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines
Rancher (uncredited)
 1949 I Shot Jesse James
Play Spectator (uncredited)
 1948 Mark of the Lash
 1948 Dead Man's Gold
Bartender (as Brit Wood)
 1948 Silver River
Operator (uncredited)
 1947 Trail of the Mounties
Harmonica Player
 1947 The Sea Hound
Van Wart
 1947 Cheyenne
 1946 Santa Fe Uprising
Kelly the Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 Detour to Danger
 1945 The Return of the Durango Kid
Curly (uncredited)
 1942 Down Rio Grande Way
Britt Haines
 1941 Pirates on Horseback
Ben Pendleton
 1941 Border Vigilantes
Lafe Willis
 1940 Tickled Pinky (Short)
Britt - Storyteller
 1940 Stagecoach War
 1940 Hidden Gold
 1940 The Showdown
Speedy McGinnis
 1940 Knights of the Range
Laigs - Cowhand
 1940 Santa Fe Marshal
Axel - Medicine Show Wagon Driver
 1939 Range War
Speedy McGinnis
 1937 Adventure's End
 1936 Trail Dust
Cowhand Lanky
Show Show Soundtrack (10 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Brett Wood | Brit Wood

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Harmonica-playing vaudevillian from early childhood. Regular appearances at the New York Palace. On screen was usually typecast as rustic hayseeds and comedy relief in William Boyd's 'Hopalong Cassidy' westerns.

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